05-02-24: 11th Annual Analysis of the Florida State Legislative Session 2024

May 02, 2024 at 7:30 am

At Tower Club One Financial Plaza, 28th floor 100 S.E. Third Ave. Fort Lauderdale

11th Annual Analysis of the Florida State Legislative Session 2024

Over 1900 bills were filed in the Florida Legislature and only 325 bills were passed. The budget passed stands at $117.46 Billion. Crime, immigration, the environment, tax breaks, education, and social media were among the many issues debated. Join us for a panel discussion on a behind the scenes look at what really happened in Tallahassee. Who were the winner and who were the losers in the 2024 Session.

Chip LaMarca

Florida State Representative, District 100

Rosalind Osgood

Senator, District 32

Christine Hunschofsky

Florida House Of Representatives,
District 95

Ellyn Bogdanoff

Becker & Poliakoff, Former Florida State Senator

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Chip LaMarca is a lifelong resident of Broward County, representing Broward’s coastal communities. He’s earned a reputation for being a citizens’ advocate and respected voice for the taxpayers, veterans, first responders and pets in Florida House District 100. After attending Broward College and Florida Atlantic University, Chip followed in the footsteps of his late father helping create jobs in the construction industry. In 2006, after spending over 20 years gaining experience in the construction industry, he opened LaMarca Construction, a firm specializing in power generation. Chip and his wife Eileen now run The LaMarca Group, a business and nonprofit consulting firm.

Chip LaMarca

Rosalind Osgood

A Broward County native, Senator Rosalind Osgood holds a Master’s and Doctoral Degree in Public Administration from Nova Southeastern University. She has earned a Master’s Degree in Divinity from New Orleans Southern Baptist Theological ATS fully accredited Seminary. She has been the Chief Executive Officer of Mount Olive Development Corporation for the past 23 years, a Faith in Florida Organizer, a Florida Senator for District 32, and an Associate Minister at New Mount Olive Baptist Church.

Senator Osgood was the former Chair of the Broward County School Board, leading the School Board’s National Mask Mandate battle against the Governor of Florida in 2020.

State Representative Christine Hunschofsky holds Bachelor degrees in Business Administration and Philosophy from Boston University, along with an MBA from Babson College. She began her public service journey on Parkland’s Education Advisory Board from 2006 to 2013.

In 2013, Hunschofsky joined the Parkland City Commission and in 2016, became the second woman elected Mayor. During her mayoralty, she provided leadership through the aftermath of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, co-chaired the United States Conference of Mayors Small Cities Forum, and testified before the Gun Violence Prevention Task Force of the 116th Congress. In 2019, she was inducted into the Broward County Women’s Hall of Fame.

Christine Hunschofsky

Ellyn Bogdanoff (Moderator)

Ellyn Bogdanoff is a shareholder in Becker’s Government Law & Lobbying Practice. She joined the rm after serving over six years as a Member of the Florida House of Representatives and two years as a Florida State Senator. Having left public ofce in 2012, her knowledge, experience, and access to key decision makers are extremely valuable to her clients.

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